Events Calendar

As dissemination activities are scheduled, details are posted below.

Presentations, Posters, Workshops, and Conferences

October
Dams-O'Connor, K., Lebowitz, M., Cantor, J., & Spina, L. (2009, Oct.). Feasibility of a computerized cognitive skill-building program in an inpatient TBI rehabilitation setting. Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Denver, CO.

Folks, B., Yi, A., Belkonen, S., Serova, S., Mascialino, G., Cantor, J., Ashman, T., et al. (2009, Oct.). Relationship between self-reported depression and cognitive functioning in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine annual conference.

Lebowitz, M., Dams-O'Connor, K., Cantor, J., & Spina, L. (2009, Oct.). Examining the usability of a computerized cognitive training program in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI): A pilot study. Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Denver, CO.

Mascialino, G., Serova, S., Tsaousides, T., Cantor, J., Ashman, T., et al (2009, Oct.). Psychological well-being and employment seeking following traumatic brain injury. Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine annual conference.

Serova, S., Mascialino, G., Hirshson, C., Folks, B., Tsaousides, T., Cantor, J., et al. (2009, Oct.). The role of perceived social support in predicting productivity following traumatic brain injury. Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine annual conference.

Yi, A., Dams-O'Connor, K., Cantor, J. B., Ashman, T., & Tsaousides, T (2009, Oct.). A proposed model: understanding adjustment to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Poster, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Denver, CO.

December
Greenwald, B. Update on pathophysiology of TBI. Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY (December 4).



Recurring Activities

Women's Support Group
Support and Info-share for Women with Brain Injuries (TBI, stroke, aneurysm, AVM, encephalopathy). Meets the last Monday of the month, from 4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Meetings are held at The Mount Sinai Health System, Annenberg Building, Fifth Floor, Dining Room C. Some recent topics: fatigue, depression, memory and concentration, sexuality, working, weight control, sleep disturbances, family and relationship issues, cognitive reserve, financial management and impulsivity.

For information, call Seton at (212) 241-5152.

Rehab Fair
The Annual Rehab Fair is held yearly at The Mount Sinai Hospital, in the Annenberg West Lobby, on Madison Avenue and 100th Street. This event is for individuals with brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other disabilities, as well as for their friends and families. Information about advocacy groups, wellness, nutrition, research, transportation, and recreation will be presented. Equipment vendors also exhibit the latest technology. Van conversions and accessible modifications will be demonstrated in the courtyard. The New York TBI Model System, the Mount Sinai Spinal Cord Injury Model System, and the Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Center co-sponsor the fair.


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